Laboratory LabelsFrom Micro Workcards and slide labels to container and receipt labels
Digi-Trax has an extensive line of labels for the laboratory— from micro workcards and slide labels to container and receipt labels. Be sure to check our Specimen Collection section for additional offerings.
We offer specially matched high durability ribbons that are packed in label/ ribbon kits. Also, we offer ribbon quantities to match what is needed for the number of labels you order for your printer.
Ask about our comprehensive FREE printer service and label programs.
Digi-Trax offers the entire line of hardware, software, accessories, labels, service and support for the following laboratory information systems:
(contact your Sunquest account manager for your hardware options)
Digi-Trax® is your full service solution provider for our LIS partners.
Laboratory Labels & Supplies
View our Micro Workcards and Microbiology labels
Specimen Collection Labels
Browse our labels for specimen collection
Learn More About Our Laboratory Printers
See the full lineup of Digi-Trax printers for the laboratory and bedside specimen collection
The percent of identification errors caused by incorrect specimen labeling.2
Don’t Be Part Of The Problem. Label Your Specimens Safely with Digi-Trax.
Reduce medical errors, increase patient safety and improve workflows at your facility.
Video overview of the Digi-Trax mobile specimen collection solutions. Increase efficiency and reduce sample identification errors with Digi-Trax. Your staff can be confident the right specimen is collected from the right patient at the right time and placed in the right container.
The following Zebra hardware is available with the Digi-Trax bedside and laboratory labeling solutions:
ZD411-HC compact printer
Suitable for facilities that prefer a stationary printer in the room with mounting solutions available
ZD611-HC premium compact printer
Simplify operations with a full color touch screen. Add mobility on a cart with the battery option
The Digi-Trax Difference
A Proven Track Record
Since 1986, Digi-Trax has developed software and bar code labeling solutions that integrate and work alongside the vast majority of hospital laboratory information systems. We have developed the optimal identification solutions for labeling specimens at the bedside. Keeping patients healthy is your job. We are with you every step of the way— from hardware selection to unparalleled service and support. Our engineers ensure your label printers and bar code scanners are performing reliably so your department is able to serve patients and their clinicians most promptly and accurately. Our solutions can help prevent misidentification — including many of the estimated 160,900 adverse events that occur in U.S. hospitals annually because of sample identification errors.
Labeling blood and other samples at the time they are collected improves patient safety and helps prevent a host of problems related to misidentification. There is a strong and growing body of evidence within medical literature that creating specimen identification labels on demand at the patient bedside with a mobile printer can significantly reduce errors.
Accurate labeling at the point of care can prevent many specimen identification errors and resulting problems. Specimen labeling errors accounted for 55.5 percent of identification errors in a study conducted by the College of American Pathologists. Specimen labeling, the most common error, occurred more than twice as much as the second-most common cause.
The specimen label produced at the bedside is the crucial link between the benefits of automated management systems and real-world processes. There can be no specimen accuracy and patient safety benefits without durable labels and consistently excellent print quality. Label readability is the most important criteria when selecting a printer for specimen labeling. Barcodes, text and graphics must be clear and long lasting to provide accurate identification from the time of collection through to final disposal or storage. In addition, printers should be fast enough to produce labels on-demand without inconveniencing the phlebotomist.
1. Richard J. Croteau, M.D., Wrong Site Surgery: The Evidence Base. New York State Patient Safety Conference, 2007.
2. Paul N. Valenstein, Stephen S. Raab, Molly K. Walsh (2006) Identification Errors Involving Clinical Laboratories: A College of American Pathologists Q-Probes Study of Patient and Specimen Identification Errors at 120 Institutions. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine: Vol. 130, No. 8, pp. 1106-1113.
3. Edward J. Dunn, Paul J. Moga (2010) Patient Misidentification in Laboratory Medicine: A Qualitative Analysis of 227 Root Cause Analysis Reports in the Veterans Health Administration. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine: Vol. 134, No. 2, pp. 244-255.
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